This article first sketches the political and social context in which the discussions about alternatives to detention in France are to be situated. It then analyses the existing alternatives by explaining their legal and criminological rationale and sources, and goes on providing a short evaluation of the alternatives to detention. It concludes with more information about alternatives to detention for specific categories of persons.
Moving beyond Quantity: the Leuven STAR Model. A Self-Assessment Tool for Academic Research in Law and Criminology KU Leuven
The added value of the criminology of place to the research agenda of environmental criminology : core propositions for unexplained mechanisms Ghent University
Erasmus+ Strategic Partnership : Research Master in European and International Criminology (ReMEIC) established for the purposes of developing the International MasterU+2019s in Advanced Research in Criminology (IMARC) : Intellectual Output 2 Ghent University
The Nominal Group Technique, a participative research technique holding great potential for criminology Ghent University
Engaged learning in the higher education systems is an idealised method of learning that reciprocally benefits the educator, students, and community. While this seems like an optimal method of education, in practice what this means in concrete terms is far less clear. The CaST project, under the Erasmus+ programme, along with partnering universities, Ghent University is exploring what engaged learning means in context for criminology courses in ...
Peacebuilding seen through the lens of peacemaking criminology: a literature study on the contribution of the concept of peacebuilding to the development of peacemaking criminology Ghent University
The peacemaking perspective in criminology claims that in order to solve crime both an individual and societal transformation is needed. This book argues that this perspective has the potentiality to bridge the gap between peacebuilding practice and peacemaking criminology. Both concepts are therefore first studied into detail and were subject of an elaborate evaluation concerning methods, aims and views on conflict resolution. This way, the ...
Environmental criminology in the big data era Ghent University
This study examines to what extent new and emerging data sources or big data have been empirically used to measure key theoretical concepts within environmental criminology. By means of a scoping review, aimed at studies published between 2005 and 2018, insight is provided into the characteristics of studies that used big data sources within environmental criminology. The type and extent of big data sources used, as well as the strengths and ...